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Detectives from the Baltimore County Violent Crimes Unit continue to investigate an incident involving a violent car-jacking in the 7800 block of Peninsula Expressway just before midnight on Saturday.

The victim, a 42-year-old man, was driving home when he began experiencing car trouble and pulled to the side of the roadway. While checking to see what the trouble was, a vehicle with the two suspects stopped. The suspects approached him and while one pointed a handgun at him the other took his cell phone and wallet. The victim attempted to flee and was shot by the suspect once in a lower extremity. The victim continued to flee and managed to flag down another motorist who called 9-1-1.

One of the suspects fled in the vehicle they arrived in while the other stole the victim's vehicle, which was later located just inside Baltimore City.

Anyone with information on the suspects involved in this violent crime is asked to contact police at 410-307-2020.

The driver of a vehicle involved in a serious crash on Peninsula Expressway in Dundalk Wednesday night has died of his injuries.

Albert Joseph Hastings (92) of the 7500 block of Holabird Avenue in Dundalk, 21222 was pronounced deceased early yesterday morning after being transported to Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center with life threatening injuries Wednesday evening.

Police were called to the scene around 6:26 p.m. when a 2016 Jeep Wrangler attempted to cross traffic from Peninsula Expressway onto Chesterwood Road and was struck by Mr. Hastings' 1996 GMC pickup truck, already traveling northbound on Peninsula Expressway. The 42-year-old driver of the Jeep was also transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The Baltimore County Crash Investigation Team continues to investigate this crash.

 
 
Revised June 27, 2017